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Tell Duke Energy To Dump ALEC
Business  (tags: ALEC, Duke Energy, voter suppression, climate denial, fear mongering )

Sheryl
- 1916 days ago - act.energyactioncoalition.org
ALEC threatens the core values of our democracy by promoting legislation that uses fear mongering of non-existant "voter fraud" to systematically surpress voters across the country through discriminatory voter ID laws.
Video:Should It Cost Less to Get Out of Jail If You're Rich?   video
Business  (tags: abuse, ALEC, americans, crime, culture, ethics, freedoms, rights, police, law, society, sadness, safety, usa, abuse, business, consumers, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, finance, money, investments, investors, law, marketing, society, politics, investing )

JL
- 1963 days ago - youtube.com
If you're arrested, you can pay a hefty sum or sit in a cell waiting for trial. Don't have the funds? The for-profit bail industry can help -- for a big fee. Fight the prison profiteers at http://www.aclu.org/bail #prisonprofiteers
Wisconsin Prepares to Hand Half-Million in Taxpayer Funds to Koch-Tied GOP Lobby Shop
Business  (tags: GOP, ALEC, money, cover-up, politics, government, ethics, economy, corporate, abuse, dishonesty, finance, usa, society, lies )

Roxy
- 2056 days ago - prwatch.org
GOP lobby shop tied to the Tea Party and David Koch's Americans for Prosperity, and which was active in the state's recent recall elections, was awarded $500,000 in taxpayer dollars in what some are calling a backdoor, (ALEC) Leader Scott Suder
Noam Chomsky: Can Civilization Survive Capitalism?
Business  (tags: Noam Chomsky, capitalism, U.S. economic system, plutocracy, democracy, "really existing capitalist democracy", (RECD), renewable energy, science, education, ALEC, climate change, IPCC, tar sands, indigenous societies, "rights of nature" )

Judy
- 2238 days ago - alternet.org
Capitalism as it exists today is radically incompatible with democracy. There is "capitalism" and then there is "really existing capitalism."
Tell ALEC's Corporate Funders to Stop Sanctioning Profit-Driven Gun Violence ACTION
Business  (tags: NRA, ALEC, gun control, crime, usa, violence, death, law, society, humans, consumers, business, money )

Nancy
- 2298 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
ALEC and the NRA's gun access laws aren't about liberty or safety -- they are about selling as many guns as possible no matter who gets hurt. Major companies that rely on business from Black folks shouldn't be putting guns into our communities. Please...
"Buying Influence," a Special Report Released; ALEC Corporate Slush Fund Pays for State Lawmakers' Junkets
Business  (tags: ALEC, candidates, legislation, corporate, americans, abuse, business, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, finance, ethics, government, law, investors, investments, investing, politics, society, money, marketing, usa )

JL
- 2366 days ago - prwatch.org
Internal records show ALEC corporations have spent an estimated $4 million to send legislators to posh resorts since 2006
CMD Special Report: ALEC's (Corporate) Love Affair With Fracking
Business  (tags: corporate, ALEC, fracking, environment, investments, marketing, politics, oil, society, usa, SustainableDevelopment, money, government, finance, ethics, economy, dishonesty, energy, consumers, business, corruption, americans, investing, investors, lies )

JL
- 2394 days ago - prwatch.org
ALEC reveals where some of the corporate bill mill's loyalties lie: with the "natural" gas industry.
Johnson & Johnson Becomes First N.J. Company to Part Ways With ALEC
Business  (tags: ALEC, Trayvon Martin, NJ, Johnson & Johnson, ethics, americans, right to vote, "Stand Your Ground" )

Nancy
- 2504 days ago - nj.com
More than a dozen other companies including Coca-Cola, Kraft, Pepsi and Wal-Mart Stores have also ended their memberships during the last few months.
Petition: Withdraw From ALEC ACTION
Business  (tags: ALEC, State Farm Insurance, Johnson & Johnson, ethics, americans, right to vote, "Stand Your Ground", public scholl system )

Nancy
- 2570 days ago - commoncause.org
Thanks to you, the work is paying off. Association with ALEC is rapidly becoming a corporate poison pill. Major companies including Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Kraft Foods have severed their ties to ALEC and its agenda. Let's keep the pressure on! Sign the...
Coca-Cola and Pepsi Drop ALEC
Business  (tags: ALEC, americans, business, consumers, dishonesty, economy, finance, government, marketing, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 2573 days ago - thenation.com
Coca-Cola and PepsiCo have both dropped their memberships in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the shadowy, ideologically conservative organization behind "Stand Your Ground" and other controversial state laws, --->
   

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